Ginger molasses refrigerator cookies are sweet and chewy and a great treat on a cold winter’s day. Make an extra batch and leave in the refrigerator for when guest’s drop by.
2 3/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
1/3 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
Cream shortening, eggs, butter, brown sugar, molasses and vanilla together.
Combine the rest of the ingredients in a separate bowl.
Fold wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix just until incorporated.
Turn onto parchment paper and roll into a log. Chill in the refrigerator overnight.
Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut log into slices and place on cookie sheets. Bake for 12 – 14 minutes.